The Mudlark. Producer-Scripter Nunnally Johnson's deft version of the legend about the urchin whose devotion to the crown coaxed Queen Victoria out of a 15-year solitude (TIME, Jan. 1).
Seven Days to Noon. A semi-documentary thriller that pictures the evacuation of London under the threat of an atomic bomb (TIME, Dec. 25).
Born Yesterday. Judy Holliday's hilarious performance puts zest into an overlong adaptation of the Garson Kanin stage hit (TIME, Dec. 25).
Cyrano de Bergerac. Jose Ferrer in an able cinemadaptation that magnifies the faults of the Rostand classic without dimming its virtues...